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The Royal Statistical Society

Published date: 
Tuesday, 18th February 2020
funding update

Many third sector organisations use data and statistics for a wide range of purposes, including measuring impact and outcomes. However, some charities lack people with the appropriate skills and resources for statistical analysis, which could help with making better decisions and informing policy.

The Royal Statistical Society (RSS) can help charities with this, after the National Lottery Community Fund awarded it almost £400k of funding to support its Statisticians for Society project.

Smokefree Fund - deadline 28 February

Published date: 
Tuesday, 18th February 2020

Would your organisation like to help play a part in shaping a smokefree Greater Manchester?
Financial support is available to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations to create smokefree spaces and/or hold smokefree events
Investments of £1,000 are available for creating smokefree spaces, and £250 - £500 to support smokefree events.

These investments are funded by Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership.

Download the Guidance Notes

Sport England new emergency flood relief fund

Published date: 
Thursday, 13th February 2020
funding update

Grants of up to £5,000 are now available              

Storm damaged pitches and facilities could be back in use sooner than expected thanks to Sport England new emergency flood relief fund.

The effects of Storm Ciara are still being fully assessed but, in an attempt to rectify the damage as soon as possible, local authorities and community sports organisations are being invited to apply for a grant of up to £5,000 to pay for emergency repairs.

Grants for Community Music Projects

Published date: 
Wednesday, 12th February 2020
funding update

Grants are available to UK based community groups and schools who would benefit from a “helping hand” to fulfil their potential in bringing music to their community.

The funding can be put towards musical instrument costs, workshops/training, using music to break down barriers, providing a variety of educational opportunities as well as helping to find ways to integrate many diverse and minority groups positively into society.

Grants of up to £2,500 are available.

Project Development Funding for Churches

Published date: 
Wednesday, 12th February 2020
funding update

The Gateway Grant Programme is currently open. The next deadlines are 14 May 2020 (for a decision in July) and 10 September (for a decision in November)

The Gateway Grant Programme offers grants of between £3,000 and £10,000 towards project development and investigative work up to RIBA planning stage 1, to support churches preparing for a major project, and in developing their project to the point at which they can approach a major grant funder. Grants will never exceed 50% of the net project costs for this phase.

Les Mills Fund for Children

Published date: 
Wednesday, 12th February 2020
funding update

Grants of up to £1,000 are available to registered charities and non-profit organisations who work to improve the education and physical and emotional wellbeing of children.

Applicants applying for funding may focus on one or more of these areas:

  • Living in Poverty;
  • Physical & Mental Health Problems;
  • Health & Wellbeing;
  • Living With Disability.

The funding is being made available through the Les Mills Fund for Children and the deadlines in 2020 are:

ESF Community Grants open for applications

Published date: 
Friday, 7th February 2020
WEA

WEA are distributing ESF Community Grants of up to £20,000 across Greater Manchester to eligible organisations in the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector. 

The programme is aimed at unemployed or economically inactive people, aged 16 years and over who are from the hardest to reach communities and who are legally resident in the UK and able to take up paid employment in an EU member state.

The funding is for community projects that can help move individuals into work, or closer to employment, by providing vocational training, advice, guidance and information.

This Girl Can Community Fund

Published date: 
Monday, 3rd February 2020
this girl can

Grants of up to £10,000 are available to a range of organisations for group activities that support women aged 16 years and older to get active by overcoming barriers.

The funding is intended for local community projects that will contribute to overcoming the barriers some women face in getting active, whether from a lack of opportunities in their local area to the cost and availability of childcare.

Money Saving Expert (MSE) Charity

Published date: 
Monday, 3rd February 2020
MSE Charity

The MSE Charity, the charitable fund of financial advice website MoneySavingExpert.com, is dedicated to supporting UK voluntary groups deliver financial life skills, which make a lasting impact on the way people think, behave and manage their money.

The next round, which will accept applications from 3 February 2020 to 28 February 2020, is targeting and supporting groups who provide and deliver practical financial life skills to those particularly going through a life changing transition.

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